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Sport's Superwomen
Sport's Superwomen

VIVA GOA commemorates Women’s Day with a focus on six sportswomen from Goa who inspire us with their tireless effort throughout the year. We focus on India’s international badminton star and former World No 1 Saina Nehwal who celebrates her birthday this month More +

A Club of Class
A Club of Class

With its recent makeover and more plans for the future, Panjim Gymkhana has turned from being a simple space that nurtured Goa’s best cricketers to one of the most stunning sports clubs in the country More +

Not Your Average Music Festival
Not Your Average Music Festival

TimeOut 72 at Vagator north Goa promises the full smorgasbord of talent and music, hitting a new high with global megastars Jason Derulo, Wiz Khalifa and Martin Garrix as headliners. VIVA GOA uncovers the exciting plans awaiting fans at this multi-genre music festival More +

Talking Cricket
Talking Cricket

Famous TV journalist and bestselling author Padma Shri RAJDEEP SARDESAI returns to writing with a new book, this time on cricket. Democracy's XI features his favourite players from the time of his father, the late Dilip Sardesai, the only-Goa born Test cricketer, and includes two ‘Little Masters’ whose religious roots trace to Goa, Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar More +

What you should wear this Diwali
What you should wear this Diwali

The upcoming festive season presents more than a simple dilemma of what to wear. It’s a time to introspect on hand-crafted local weaves to put the spotlight on India. VIVA GOA showcases the best of Lakmé Fashion Week 2017 that brings ethnic wear into focus More +

Goa's biggest sporting spectacle set  to kickoff
Goa's biggest sporting spectacle set to kickoff

As the FIFA World Cup Under-17 comes to India, Goa – as a host city – bubbles with activity. Spectators will get a chance to watch the future stars of world football in action and witness the national anthem being played at a FIFA event for the first time. VIVA GOA discusses the international sporting event set to take place in the state and expectations from India More +

Cross-country cupid
Cross-country cupid

As vitriolic reports of hate between communities across the world swarm our media, VIVA GOA rediscovers the beauty of love that has no boundaries as multi-cultural couples – of which one partner is Goan – share their stories of commitment, dedication and passion with us More +

Post Politics: Delhi to Goa
Post Politics: Delhi to Goa

In an unlikely twist, Manohar GOPALKRISHNA PRABHU Parrikar sacrificed one of India’s most important ministerial positions as defence minister to return to Goa as chief minister for the fourth time. His tenure at the centre shone with achievements and it appeared he had a glorious future set out for him. Yet, when home called, he never wavered. The state’s most famous politician speaks to VIVA GOA about his stint in Delhi including the famous surgical strike and his dream for a Golden Goa More +

A Life in Combat Boots
A Life in Combat Boots

India's first and only Woman Commando Trainer and a daughter of Goa, Dr Seema Sinari Rao is a selfless fighter. she is a 7th degree black belt in military martial arts, has double doctorate - a master in medicine, a PhD from Indiana University, USA - and has an MBA in crises management. Yet she chose a path less trodden by training thousands of soldiers in the defence & police forces without compensation as a selfless service to the nation More +

Wonder Women
Wonder Women

VIVA GOA celebrates Women’s Day by asking men about the qualities of their eminent wives that make them superstars More +

Honours in Hospitality
Honours in Hospitality

hotels and resorts in Goa are regularly recognised for their excellence and customer service at national and international levels. When VIVA GOA supported by Goa Tourism decided to honour the best in hospitality in the state, the whole industry turned up to support and cheer their peers More +